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Averroës

Syllabification: A·ver·ro·ës
Pronunciation: /əˈverōˌēz, ˌavəˈrō-ēz
 
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Definition of Averroës in English:

( Circa 1126–98), Islamic philosopher, judge, and physician, born in Spain; Arabic name ibn-Rushd. His highly influential commentaries on Aristotle sought to reconcile the Greek philosophical tradition with the Arabic.

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